3 Squares VT is a nutrition program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that boosts your food budget. If you are over 65 or receive SSI and have a checking or savings account, you do not have to get a swipe card. Your benefits can be deposited right into your bank account. For more information, contact Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging at (802) 786-5991.
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Foot and blood pressure clinics on the first Wednesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the Wallingford House.
Remember Seniors’ lunch every Monday at Noon at the Rotary. Contact Linda Weightman at 446-2301.
A Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Group is held the first Monday of each month to share stories, provide support, suggest strategies, etc. We meet on the first floor of the RSVP/FGP/One-2-One office at 6 Court Street – next to Grace Congregational Church. Please park in the church parking lot, walk down the driveway next to the office and enter in the side door off the ramp. Any questions, please call Nan at 775-8220 ext. 101 or Email Nan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To prevent unwanted Phone calls, enroll in the Do Not Call Registry at www.donotcall.gov or call toll free 1-888-382-1222. Registry is good for five years.
Many activities and programs are available for older Wallingford residents, and the Wallingford Seniors group, in cooperation with the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging, is trying to get the word out.
Another program intended to keep Seniors active and healthy is the “Bone Builders” program held at the Gilbert Hart Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30 a.m.
People interested in playing Whist gather at the Library on some Fridays. For more information, please call Carol Pratt at 446-2843. Information on any activities at the library may be obtained by calling 446-2685.